The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Faversham, Kent

Faversham on Wikipedia.

The Baptist Church is on St. Mary's Road. It was seen by Streetview in 2019. TR 0177 6125. Link.

Gospel Mission stands at the corner of Tanners Street and Napleton Road. TR 0116 6138. Geoff Watt. Another view, Peter Morgan (2021). Link.

About a mile and a half west of the town are the remains of Our Lady of Elwarton (aka Faversham Stone Chapel). According to this article, it's the only known Christian Chapel to incorporate an earlier pagan shrine. It has Roman, Saxon and medieval masonry. TQ 9916 6132. It can just be seen from the A2 - Streetview saw it in 2015. Link.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel (R.C.) on Tanners Street. TR 0108 6128. Geoff Watt. Link. The National Shrine of St. Jude is attached to the church, and is the single-storey brick structure in the previous photo, also seen here at the extreme right, and here at left. Interior view. All Peter Morgan (2021). Link.

St. Mary Magdalene and St. Laurence on Priory Road, Davington. TR 0109 6175. Geoff Watt. Another view, Peter Morgan (2021). Link. Grade I listed which advises that it is the surviving nave of a former Benedictine Priory Church.

St. Mary of Charity on Church Street and Church Road. TR 0182 6154. Geoff Watt. Link.

St. Saviour, commonly known as the "Tin Church". Geoff says it looks unused. TR 019 623. Geoff Watt.

The United Church (Methodist and U.R.C.) on Preston Street. TR 0153 6100. Geoff Watt. Another view, Peter Morgan (2021). Link.






04 March 2023

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